Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following best describes the difference between hyporeactive and hyperreactive?

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1. Evaluate the metaphors below and indicate which one best aligns with sensory processing errors.

2. Dr. A. Jean Ayres defined sensory integration as a(n):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you assess your awareness of how to adapt classroom lessons for learners with sensory challenges. You will be quizzed on sensory processes and function and their effect on learning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • What our senses do
  • Sensory processing errors
  • Sensory integration
  • Sensory dysfunction
  • Hyposensitivity and proprioception

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of sensory challenge
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about learners with sensory challenges in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sensory integration and proprioception
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sensory challenges in the classroom
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of sensory challenges

Additional Learning

To learn more about sensory challenges, review the corresponding lesson on Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand sensory integration
  • Learn about characteristics of sensory challenges
  • Differentiate between hyperreactive and hyporeactive sensory dysfunction
  • Discuss methods for adapting the classroom